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Antisemitic Attacks have been rampant in the United States, especially since this past May, when the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict had an escalation. But former child star of the 1996 Tom Cruise film Jerry Maguire, Jonathan Lipnicki, is putting himself in the line of fire to protect his fellow Jews in Los […]
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With shocking videos captured by bystanders worldwide, the apparent huge uptick in anti-semitic attacks has been seen and felt in major cities worldwide in the past few days. From London and Toronto, to New York and Los Angeles, Jews have endured bottles smashed on them and their businesses, had their […]
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It’s a yeshiva break like no other. With the second wave of Covid now affecting most communities in full-force, many people are facing quarantine or lockdown during a time that they would usually be traveling with their families. If you all are (hopefully!) healthy and the local quarantine mandates in […]
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Esther Altura, who moved to Israel from Los Angeles, is the co-founder of DrizzleX, which develops solutions for water conservation. While she once struggled to find funding, her participation in Proptech Zone’s accelerator has led to an NIS 1.6 million ($500,000) investment from Israel Investment Fund Group. “For Israelis, water […]
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Whether featuring classically sugar-dusted red jelly, artisan passionfruit glaze or maple-glaze with bacon, this year’s roundup of some of the world’s most interesting doughnuts is sure to get you in the mood for Chanukah celebrations. Whether you’re in the Tri-State Area, Miami, Toronto, London, Israel or LA, this list of […]
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Marvin Schick, Advocate for the Orthodox Community, Dies at 85 Marvin Schick, a pioneering advocate for the rights of Orthodox Jews to maintain their religious practices in the places they worked, died on April 23 at his home in Brooklyn. He grew up in an America where Orthodox Jews often […]
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Screen icon, Kirk Douglas, died yesterday at age 103. Born Issur Danielovitch to a Russian Jewish immigrant family, he built an incredible 87-film-long career and is beloved worldwide for his performances in films like Spartacus, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Paths of Glory and Lust for Life. He received an […]
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A Luxury Seafood Chef Turns Kosher – In The Heart Of Tel Aviv When the chef, who is known for his alchemy with seafood realized that he could make people happy working within their dietary limits, he had a change of heart. “This is what I want to do as […]
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Jacob Benezra Has a Unique Story to Tell as an African American, Jewish Basketball Player When he arrives at the bench, the hoodie comes off to reveal that his head is covered by a bright blue yarmulke with an engraved orange basketball. At that point, something even rarer is divulged […]
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Their Mission: Prepare 1,500 Kosher Meals, Send to Antarctica It seemed like a dream job for a young Montreal caterer: provide all the meals for what was billed as the first organized kosher Antarctica cruise. When the American tour operator contacted Shua Lurie of L’Orchidée Traiteur, a kosher catering company […]
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